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Top 5 Solutions for Can't Open JPG Files in Windows 10

 

Windows 10, the most recent edition of the Windows operating system, is popular among millions of people due to its unique features, but that doesn't mean it's without flaws. Some customers, for example, have complained on forums about their Windows 10 not being able to view JPG files. What causes this problem?

Why Can’t Open JPG Files?

JPG is a widely used image file format that is compatible with a wide range of operating systems and devices. Although Windows 10's Photos app is the default image viewer, users frequently use third-party apps to view or edit JPG images.

The causes for not being able to access JPG files on Windows 10 could be related to JPG files, the Windows 10 system, or the photo viewer app. More specifically, the problem could arise as a result of the following factors:

           Corrupted JPG file

           Some updates are missing from the system

           The photos app not updated with the latest version

           Some system files may become corrupted or deleted

           Something is wrong with the file system

           Virus attack

If you're having difficulties with this right now, you've come to the perfect place. This article will show you the most effective methods for resolving the issue Windows 10 can't open JPG files. These methods are, of course, applicable to various versions of Windows. Let's get started.

5 Tips for Opening JPG Files in Windows 10

1. Rename the JPG File

The first step in resolving the problem is to rename the JPG file. Simply rename the file without changing the jpg extension.       

Then try to open it again to see if it works this time. If this step doesn't work, move on to the next one.

 

2. Update Photos App

It is important to update the Photos App if it is old or outdated.

           Click Start > Microsoft Store

           Click Settings, and choose Download and Updates.

           Check to see if Photos App is listed under Available Updates. If so, go ahead and update it by clicking Get Updates.

 

3. Make Use of Third-party Photo Viewers

If Photos App fails to open a JPG file, try opening it with another photo viewer, such as Paint. Install and run alternative photo viewer apps to determine if the JPG file can be viewed.

Continue exploring the issue from various factors if the difficulty persists.

 

4. Download and install the latest Windows 10 update

Updating Windows 10 to the most recent version is another option for opening JPG files on Windows 10, as the most recent update may have some bug-fixing features. Furthermore, the Photos App will be installed automatically if it is available.

           Go to Start > Settings > Updates & Security > Windows Update.

           Click Check for updates.

           If there is available Windows 10 update, please follow the instruction to finish the installation.

 

5. Run Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter

The Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter is a tool that assists you in resolving difficulties that prevent Store apps from functioning smoothly. If your photo viewer was obtained from Microsoft Store, you might try running the Windows Store Apps troubleshooter.

           Go to Start > open Settings.

           Click Updates & Security > Troubleshot.

           Find Windows Store Apps. Click it and hit Run the troubleshooter.

There are five possible solutions to the problem of Windows 10 not being able to open JPG files. If you found this article helpful, please share it with your friends.

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